For more than 80 years, Children's Hospital Foundation has supported pediatric initiatives throughout central Virginia by mobilizing community support and providing financial assistance whenever possible. The Foundation supports Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU and its large staff of pediatric physicians, therapists, and nurses, which treats more than 50,000 youngsters a year. The foundation supports the hospital's mission by helping fund new construction projects, program developments, and physician recruitment, ensuring that the hospital is able to continue providing compassionate care for children in need. Additionally, Children's Hospital Foundation lends its support to outreach programs that focus on improving quality of life for kids in the local community.
The team of board-certified skin docs at Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia looks after the medical and aesthetic needs of the body's largest organ. They perform annual cancer screenings, as recommended by the American Academy of Dermatology, and excise malevolent growth and lesions in their in-office surgical suite. Licensed Master Esthetician Crystal Craze handles all of the cosmetic procedures, waging a winning battle against the signs of aging with facials, laser treatments, and mind control.
Qi to Wellness is a holistic healing center that believes the body must be treated as a whole if it is to be well. Here, certified holistic healers offer reiki energy work, AromaTouch—an essential-oil treatment applied to back and feet—and chakra balancing to help the body heal itself. With a certified doula also on staff, Qi to Wellness can assist moms-to-be with birth support, even over long distances. Clients can come to this soothing wellness center for certified health coaching as well, taking advantage of the calm atmosphere and friendly staff.
Rethinking The Ink aims to help mistakes disappear by arming themselves with advanced laser technology in a comfortable environment. Technicians remove tattoos by targeting ink under the outer layer of skin and breaking it down, which the body expunges naturally. To ease any discomfort, technicians employ a cryo-chilling machine to de-ouch skin before and during procedures and can include a topical anesthetic, as well, for especially sensitive clients.
The audiologists at The Tinnitus Center at Virginia Professional Hearing Center specialize in tinnitus. People with this condition hear buzzing, ringing, or other disruptive noises in their ears. After an evaluation, which includes a hearing test, an audiologist works with each patient to combat tinnitus, offering solutions such as hearing aids and tinnitus-masking devices.
A team of experienced doctors of chiropractic and assistants consult with patients and devise treatment plans to minimize chronic aches or health issues. ProAdjuster technology works to analyze the motion of vertebrae, and staff perform Graston Technique treatments with a set of specialized instruments that adjust muscles and tendons.